Lot No. 167 (99th Auction)
Du Hamel à Paris, 97 mm, 720 g, circa 1650

An important, early hour striking coach clock
Case: outer case - leather covered with decoration studs, sound openings. Inner case - silver, pierced edges, rear bell. Dial: silver, fine engraved. Movm.: full plate movement, chain/fusee, 1 hammer, 2 barrels, two-arm steel balance without spring.

Isaac-Paul Du Hamel , who is most likely the maker of this carriage clock that has an extraordinarily beautiful dial with an exquisite, blued hand, worked in the mid 17th century in Paris. He bore the title of "Marchand Horloger Privilegie du Roi"; his son Louis Du Hamel began working with him around 1684.
Estimate  45,000 - 70,000 €

Price Realised  58,800 €
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